Russia

Cost of living: How do food prices in your shopping basket compare to last year as inflation bites? (1)
Consumer Economy Cost of Living food Wednesday 17 August 2022, 3:27pm The price of staple shopping basket items like milk and bread are rising sharply. Credit: PA Shoppers up and down the country are facing steeper prices at the till, on top of soaring energy prices and biggest pay slump since records began. The weekly shop is becoming increasingly expensive, as staple food prices rise amid inflation soaring to a 40-year high
Slovakia Bids Farewell to MiG-29 - No Decision on Potential Transfer to Ukraine Just Yet (1)
PM Piotr Miedzi'nski 17.08.2022 11:02 Photo. Ozbrojen'e Sily SR/Facebook Slovak Air Force would decommission its MiG-29 jets by the end of August. Starting from that moment, until Slovakia receives its F-16s, Poland and the Czech Republic would be tasked with defending the Slovak airspace. The Slovak Air Force is bidding farewell to the MiG-29 after three decades. The type is to be phased out in late August.
Grisly alligator cannibalism witnessed by woman paddling through Florida state park (1)
Mark Price August 17, 2022, 1:53 PM Sounds of violent splashing in Florida's Silver Springs State Park led a woman on a paddleboard to discover a very large alligator was in the process of eating one of its own. Tammy Shaw shared images and video of the grisly moment on the Alligators of Florida Facebook group, showing the large alligator was slapping its prey against the water - to rip its meal into bite-sized pieces.
Russian 'Starbucks' gets new name and logo (1)
The coffee chain will now be called "Stars Coffee," according to media reports © Getty Images / Ute Grabowsky / Contributor The Starbucks coffee chain will resume operating in Russia under the new brand name "Stars Coffee," Moscow 24 channel reported on Wednesday. According to the media, a girl in a traditional Russian ‘kokoshnik' headdress will replace the mermaid on the logo. Coffee shops in the Russian capital will reportedly open under the new name on August 18.
Russian bodybuilder running for office promises 'strong business (3)
RT.com 18 Aug 2022, 05:13 GMT+10 The aspiring politician made headlines by posing toppless for campaign shots A candidate for the city council of Vladivostok in Russia's Far-East has become a local internet sensation after using a semi-naked picture of himself on campaign adverts.
17.08.22 07:32 Enemy is on offensive in Kharkiv region and trying to storm Opytne, - General Staff (1)
The Russians shelled 18 settlements in the Kharkiv region, and are trying to storm Opytne. Fighting continues near Bakhmutske and Soledar. This is stated in the summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Censor.NET reports. In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the situation has not changed significantly.
US Weekly Crude Stocks Tumble 7Mln Barrels On Record Exports, Smaller Reserves Release (2)
Sumaira FH Published August 17, 2022 | 10:48 PM Stockpiles of US crude tumbled by some seven million barrels last week as record high exports and a smaller-than-usual release from the nation's emergency oil reserve helped offset two weeks of bloated inventories, data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed Wednesday WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 17th August, 2022) Stockpiles of US
U20 World Wrestling C'ships: Iran FS team grab 1 gold, 3 bronze on day 2 (1)
Aug 17, 2022 04:42 UTC Iranian freestyle wrestlers have grabbed 1 gold and 3 bronze medals in the first 5-weight categories at the Under 20 World Championships in Bulgaria. According to Press TV, Sobhan Yari was Iran's sole finalist of the day in the 79kg class.
Latest Marquette poll shows Barnes over Johnson for Senate; tight governor's race (2)
August 18, 2022, 2:39 AM In the latest Marquette Law School Poll, Mandela Barnes leads Ron Johnson by 7 points in the race for U.S. Senate. Recommended Stories Milwaukee Journal SentinelMarquette poll shows Mandela Barnes with 7-point lead over U.S.
Gio van Bronckhorst in firm Rangers Champions League hope as he points to Seville run ahead of PSV away test (3)
The Gers boss reckons his men have both the ability and mentality to secure their spot in the competition's group stages. dailyrecordShare Comments By David McCarthy Rangers will use the experience of last season's Europa League run to find a way past PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday. Boss Gio van Bronckhorst is adamant that his team, which beat Borussia Dortmund in Germany and drew with Lyon in France on his watch last term,